The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 337 320 356
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Permanent jobs citing BGP 873 868 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 4.57% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 709 713 664
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20560 19004 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 15365 17841
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 827 £50,000 +5.26% 83
London -11 365 £53,500 +1.90% 49
South East -94 170 £43,000 -4.44% 16
Yorkshire +35 148 £42,500 -3.40% 6
West Yorkshire +46 138 £42,500 +9.67% 5
Leeds +45 137 £42,500 +9.67% 5
City of London +5 135 £52,500 -4.54% 30
Berkshire -31 81 £45,000 -0.55% 5
East of England +24 59 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Reading +5 54 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -7 38 £47,500 - 2
Birmingham +6 31 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -19 31 £38,500 -16.75% 4
Wales -1 26 £38,250 -19.47%
South Wales +2 25 £38,250 -19.47%
Surrey -30 22 £34,000 -24.44% 5
South West -1 20 £35,500 -23.24% 2
Basingstoke +9 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Slough +8 16 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bedfordshire +3 16 £55,500 +30.58% 2
Hertfordshire +1 15 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Scotland 0 15 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands -9 15 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire -11 14 £47,500 -32.14%
Essex +12 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Cardiff -10 12 £55,000 +7.31%
Kent +1 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Basildon - 11 £41,250 -
Nottinghamshire 0 10 £45,000 -2.70%
Nottingham -1 10 £45,000 -2.70%

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1496 (90.67%) Cisco
2 1183 (71.70%) OSPF
3 1054 (63.88%) MPLS
4 1032 (62.55%) Cisco Certification
5 953 (57.76%) Firewall
6 753 (45.64%) CCNP
7 655 (39.70%) WAN
8 611 (37.03%) Juniper
8 611 (37.03%) EIGRP
9 515 (31.21%) VPN
10 512 (31.03%) LAN
11 462 (28.00%) TCP/IP
12 413 (25.03%) Linux
13 408 (24.73%) CCNA
14 403 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
15 390 (23.64%) CheckPoint
16 375 (22.73%) DNS
17 332 (20.12%) F5
18 327 (19.82%) Telecoms
19 314 (19.03%) Windows
20 311 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
21 285 (17.27%) VMware
22 284 (17.21%) Load Balancing
23 279 (16.91%) VoIP
24 270 (16.36%) Network Security
25 267 (16.18%) Finance
26 264 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
27 261 (15.82%) IPsec
28 251 (15.21%) Internet
29 249 (15.09%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 101 (6.12%) IIS
1 101 (6.12%) Apache
2 53 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (2.36%) Lync
5 32 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.36%) nginx
10 6 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.18%) Confluence
12 3 (0.18%) SAS
13 1 (0.061%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.061%) Zope
13 1 (0.061%) Plone
13 1 (0.061%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.061%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.48%) MS Office
3 63 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (1.15%) SaaS
3 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.24%) Office 365
5 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.061%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1183 (71.70%) OSPF
2 1054 (63.88%) MPLS
3 953 (57.76%) Firewall
4 655 (39.70%) WAN
5 611 (37.03%) EIGRP
6 515 (31.21%) VPN
7 512 (31.03%) LAN
8 462 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 403 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
10 375 (22.73%) DNS
11 311 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 279 (16.91%) VoIP
13 270 (16.36%) Network Security
14 264 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
15 261 (15.82%) IPsec
16 251 (15.21%) Internet
17 218 (13.21%) VPLS
18 212 (12.85%) Wireless
19 196 (11.88%) VLAN
20 195 (11.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.42%) MySQL
2 26 (1.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.24%) Big Data
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.12%) DB2
7 1 (0.061%) OLAP
7 1 (0.061%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.061%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.061%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.061%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.061%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.061%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.48%) JIRA
3 6 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.36%) Subversion
4 5 (0.30%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.061%) Hudson
5 1 (0.061%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.061%) Emacs
General
1 327 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 267 (16.18%) Finance
3 93 (5.64%) Banking
4 72 (4.36%) Retail
5 38 (2.30%) Billing
5 38 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.12%) Advertising
7 13 (0.79%) Games
7 13 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (0.73%) Back Office
8 12 (0.73%) Legal
9 10 (0.61%) Publishing
9 10 (0.61%) Marketing
10 8 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.30%) Law
12 4 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 912 (55.27%) Network Engineer
2 243 (14.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 104 (6.30%) Architect
4 98 (5.94%) Security Engineer
4 98 (5.94%) IP Engineer
5 86 (5.21%) Network Architect
6 85 (5.15%) Support Engineer
6 85 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 83 (5.03%) Consultant
8 78 (4.73%) Network Support
9 75 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
10 74 (4.48%) Design Engineer
11 72 (4.36%) Team Leader
12 65 (3.94%) Analyst
12 65 (3.94%) Network Consultant
13 56 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
14 52 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
15 49 (2.97%) Network Specialist
16 46 (2.79%) Senior Security Engineer
17 44 (2.67%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.94%) SOAP
2 13 (0.79%) LAMP
3 10 (0.61%) HTML
4 7 (0.42%) Middleware
5 5 (0.30%) .NET
6 4 (0.24%) CSS
6 4 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.12%) WSH
8 2 (0.12%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.061%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.30%) Clustering
2 56 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 42 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
4 41 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 25 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 24 (1.45%) Open Source
7 12 (0.73%) Equities
8 11 (0.67%) Statistics
9 8 (0.48%) Derivative
9 8 (0.48%) PKI
9 8 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 8 (0.48%) Fixed Income
9 8 (0.48%) Firmware
9 8 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 8 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.42%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 413 (25.03%) Linux
2 314 (19.03%) Windows
3 219 (13.27%) UNIX
4 121 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (2.61%) CentOS
7 37 (2.24%) Solaris
8 33 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 27 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.36%) Debian
15 5 (0.30%) SUSE
16 4 (0.24%) VMS
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.18%) openSUSE
18 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (17.21%) Load Balancing
2 237 (14.36%) Network Management
3 224 (13.58%) Network Design
4 177 (10.73%) E-Commerce
5 161 (9.76%) ITIL
6 105 (6.36%) Low Latency
7 78 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
8 75 (4.55%) Change Management
9 74 (4.48%) Capacity Management
10 70 (4.24%) Network Architecture
11 69 (4.18%) Project Management
12 68 (4.12%) Service Delivery
13 41 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 33 (2.00%) Validation
15 31 (1.88%) Business Continuity
15 31 (1.88%) Change Control
16 30 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
16 30 (1.82%) Test Automation
16 30 (1.82%) Configuration Management
17 29 (1.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 169 (10.24%) Perl
2 117 (7.09%) Bash Shell
3 76 (4.61%) Java
4 70 (4.24%) PowerShell
5 54 (3.27%) Lisp
6 50 (3.03%) Python
7 45 (2.73%) SQL
8 35 (2.12%) PHP
9 32 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 28 (1.70%) Tcl
11 13 (0.79%) C
12 6 (0.36%) PowerHouse
13 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.12%) AWK
14 2 (0.12%) Ruby
15 1 (0.061%) C#
15 1 (0.061%) C++
Qualifications
1 1032 (62.55%) Cisco Certification
2 753 (45.64%) CCNP
3 408 (24.73%) CCNA
4 249 (15.09%) CCIE
5 143 (8.67%) Degree
6 107 (6.48%) CCIP
7 104 (6.30%) CCSE
8 81 (4.91%) CCSA
9 72 (4.36%) CCDP
10 69 (4.18%) Security Cleared
11 60 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 50 (3.03%) JNCIE
14 46 (2.79%) MCSE
15 43 (2.61%) JNCIS
16 42 (2.55%) JNCIA
17 41 (2.48%) SC Cleared
18 34 (2.06%) RHCE
19 33 (2.00%) MCSA
20 27 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.97%) PCI DSS
2 105 (6.36%) SLA
3 41 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.61%) HL7
6 6 (0.36%) QA
7 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 195 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
3 83 (5.03%) Active Directory
4 59 (3.58%) vSphere
5 22 (1.33%) XenApp
6 18 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.79%) XenServer
10 10 (0.61%) Postfix
11 9 (0.55%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.48%) vCloud
13 5 (0.30%) UAG
13 5 (0.30%) MetaFrame
13 5 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.24%) Squid
15 3 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
16 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (4.06%) CiscoWorks
3 55 (3.33%) Nagios
4 54 (3.27%) Cacti
5 49 (2.97%) HP NNM
6 36 (2.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 26 (1.58%) Backup Exec
8 24 (1.45%) Netcool
9 23 (1.39%) OpenView
10 22 (1.33%) Zenoss
11 21 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 20 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
13 18 (1.09%) FortiGate
13 18 (1.09%) Puppet
14 12 (0.73%) SmokePing
15 11 (0.67%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.48%) SCOM
17 7 (0.42%) Foglight
17 7 (0.42%) SCOrch
18 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1496 (90.67%) Cisco
2 611 (37.03%) Juniper
3 390 (23.64%) CheckPoint
4 332 (20.12%) F5
5 285 (17.27%) VMware
6 151 (9.15%) Microsoft
7 146 (8.85%) HP
8 144 (8.73%) Red Hat
9 119 (7.21%) SolarWinds
10 96 (5.82%) Citrix
11 79 (4.79%) Fortinet
12 73 (4.42%) Aruba
13 72 (4.36%) Blue Coat
14 51 (3.09%) Motorola
15 50 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 49 (2.97%) Riverbed
17 46 (2.79%) Dell
18 44 (2.67%) Brocade
19 42 (2.55%) Huawei
20 38 (2.30%) Nortel
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Shift Allow + Bonus
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7.5K Shift
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 4 days ago